the recipe

here is the recipe for those pickles. this was given to jeremy by his aunt kathy and was her mom's recipe. he used sprigs of dill instead of dill seed.

maw maw lula bell's dill pickles
  • wash cucumbers - i use very small cucumbers but you can use others
  • scald jars
  • pack clean cucumbers in hot jars.
  • add 1 pod hot pepper, garlic, 1 tsp dill seed and 1/4 tsp alum.
  • bring this to a boil: 1 qt. vinegar, 2 qt. water, 1 cup plain salt
  • pour over cucumbers in jars & seal.
  • do not have to water bath.
  • need to set several weeks to fully pickle.

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